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Alert message sent 16/11/2021 10:29:00

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Crime Prevention Advice

Dear Resident,

Online Shopping Fraud....

If you're purchasing goods and services from a company or person you don't know and trust, carry out some research first. Look up reviews of the company and ask trusted friends and family members if they have heard of it before.

Be wary of unsolicited emails and texts offering questionably good deals, and never respond to messages that ask for your personal and financial details.

Avoid paying for goods by bank transfer as that offers you little protection if you become a victim of fraud. Instead, use a credit card or payment service such as Paypal if possible.

Feel free to share the above crime prevention advice with family, friends, neighbours and social media by clicking the share button below this alert.

Only together we can prevent crime.

Kind Regards

Cleethorpes Policing Team

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David Cave (Police, Police Constable, Grimsby East Haverstoe, Humberston and New Waltham Ward)

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